Abby Olcese

Writer, dreamweaver, visionary. Plus cat mom.
Villains Movie

‘Villains’ Review: Come For the Violent Parody, Stay for Jeffrey Donovan

By Abby Olcese 

Dan Berk and Robert Olsen’s latest film takes messy, fun aim at movies like Blue Velvet, Wild at Heart and True Romance.

The Inventor

‘The Inventor: Out for Blood in Silicon Valley’ Review: Alex Gibney Shows Us the Rotten Side of Innovation

By Abby Olcese 

Alex Gibney’s latest documentary considers the Silicon Valley mindset through the case of Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes. Our review.

The Day Shall Come

SXSW 2019: Chris Morris Discusses His New Comedy ‘The Day Shall Come’

By Abby Olcese 

The cult favorite writer, director and comedian behind Four Lions, Nathan Barley and The Day Today talks about his highly anticipated sophomore feature.

Extra Ordinary

SXSW 2019: The Directors and Cast of ‘Extra Ordinary’ Get Spooky

By Abby Olcese 

The filmmakers and cast of the new supernatural comedy discuss awkward humor, fairy rings and the irrational fears that live in all of us.

Art Of Self Defense

SXSW 2019: Talking Martial Arts and Masculinity with the Director and Cast of ‘The Art of Self Defense’

By Abby Olcese 

Director Riley Stearns and stars Jesse Eisenberg, Imogen Poots and Alessandro Nivola discuss gender, learning karate, and getting owned by seven-year-olds.

Rewind Reckoning

How Movies Handled The Social Reckoning of 2018

By Abby Olcese 

This year’s films tackled reactions to injustice and moral failing.